Brewster - This morning State Representative Timothy Whelan (R-Brewster) announced that his campaign for re-election has been endorsed by SEIU Local 509 as well as the Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborer’s District Council.
SEIU Local 509 represents 20,000 human service workers and educators in both the public and private sectors throughout Massachusetts- including the 1st Barnstable District.
The Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborer’s District Council and affiliates locals represent nearly 25,000 general construction laborers and public employees in the 1st Barnstable District and beyond.
“I am proud of the positive relationships I have forged with the leadership of both SEIU Local 509 and the Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers District Council through my work as the Ranking member on the Joint Committee on Public Service”, Rep. Whelan offered in a statement. “The women and men that comprise their membership work hard in difficult jobs every day to support their families and to make the Commonwealth a better place to live. I deeply appreciate their endorsement of my re-election campaign”.
Rep. Whelan is serving in his second term representing the 1st Barnstable District. His re-election campaign has previously been endorsed by:
-Governor Charlie Baker
-Massachusetts Nurses Association
-Cape Cod Times
-Massachusetts Teachers Association
-Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
-National Federation of Independent Businesses
-Massachusetts Coalition of Police
-New England Police Benevolent Association
-Barnstable Fire Fighters Local 3276
-Brewster Police Union
-Brewster Fire Fighters Local 3763
-Dennis Fire Fighters Local 2583
-Yarmouth Fire Fighters Local 2122